The Complete Sharepoint Central Administration Course
(SPTADM7, Live Instructor-Led Training, 5 days)


This popular SETC Certified course provides a complete discussion of SharePoint 2007 administration from installation to optimization. Beginning with a thorough discussion of server planning, participants are asked to perform a complete installation of the product as they would in a production server environment. This is followed by a series of configuration topics including the configuration of shared service providers, corporate search, application services and Office application services amongst others. The course includes a complete discussion of the performance and security requirements of a corporate SharePoint server. The discussion ends with a complete discussion on availability and fault tolerance requirements. If you need to implement a SharePoint 2007 server, this is the course for you.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 15 to Jan 19, 2018$2,500/person Feb 12 to Feb 16, 2018$2,500/person Mar 12 to Mar 16, 2018$2,500/person


MOSS 2007 Components and Services
Overview of WSS and the different MOSS SKUs
Overview of a Shared Service Provider (SSP)
The role of Windows Server 2003
The role of Active Directory and the authentication stores
The role of SQL Server
Upgrading from SharePoint 2003
SharePoint Installation
Different install options
Farm Topologies
Server Prerequisites
Required accounts and permissions
SharePoint Administrative Tools
The SharePoint Central Administration Application
Determining server roles and configuring SharePoint services
Understanding the Farm vs. Web Applications vs. Site Collections vs. Sites
Creating and administrating a Shared Service Provider
Using the SSP Administration Application
Farm Administrator vs. SSP Administrator vs. Site/Site Collection Administrator
Creating and Configuring SharePoint Sites
Creating and configuring Web Applications
Site collections as a scope of ownership and administrative control
Site templates included with WSS and MOSS
Creating and configuring teams sites, wikis and blogs
Creating and configuring a collaboration portal
Creating SharePoint groups and configuring permissions
Customizing and Using SharePoint Sites
Creating lists and document libraries
Customizing a page with Web Parts
Information Rights Management (IRM) for securing documents
Using the Navigation controls to customize the UI
Branding sites by applying and customizing themes
Advanced site branding using Master Pages and custom CCS files
Installing and Configuring Additional Components
Creating and using site templates (STP files)
Adding/removing functionality using SharePoint Features
Adding and deploying Solution Packages
Deploying and administrating 3rd party Web Parts
Configuring SafeControls and trust levels in the web.config file (Code Access Security or CAS)
Configuring and Customizing Search
Site collection search admin vs. Central Admin search admin
Search center, web parts, keywords, and best bets
Discussion of the customizing options you have
The SSP search admin experience
Content sources, schedules, scopes, usage reports, relevancy
Ifilters, allowed file types, site hit frequency rules
Profiles, Audiences, and My Sites
Importing data from the profile store
Using it to build audience and then targeting content with audiences
Using My Sites for social networking and personal organization
Creating and configuring Internet-facing Sites
Creating a Web Application that support anonymous access, multiple host headers, and Alternate Access Mappings
Forms Based Authentication (FBA) in SharePoint
Overview of MOSS WCM Features
Creating a new SSP
Creating a Publishing Portal site
Firewall Considerations
Optimizing SharePoint 2007 Performance
Estimating hardware and software needs
Planning for growth
Hard limits
Tuning tips
Configuring Caching in SharePoint Server 2007
Deploying, Moving, and Rearranging SharePoint Data
Using the Manage Content and Structure tool
Save site as template and Export Web Parts
Stsadm.exe Import and Export
Content Deployment Jobs
High Availability, Backups, and Disaster Recovery
Using Antivirus to protect SharePoint
ISA Server in front of your farm
Discussion of high availability options
SQL Log Shipping and SQL DB Mirroring
Network Load Balancing
Backups/Restores and Disaster Recovery